Anelli, Melissa; Raudman, Renee;...
During the brief span of just one decade, hundreds of millions of perfectly ordinary people made history: they became the only ones who would remember what it was like...
Epstein, Joseph; Morey, Arthur; ...
To his successful examinations of some of the most powerful forces in modern life--envy, ambition, snobbery, friendship--the keen observer and critic Joseph Epstein...
Bauerlein, Mark; Campbell, Danny
Let's take stock of young America. Compared to previous generations, American youth have more schooling (college enrollments have never been higher); more money ($100 ...
Jones, Brian Jay; Heyborne, Kirby
NATIONAL BESTSELLER - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "BOOKPAGE"
For the first time ever--a comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's...
Goodyear, Dana; Jacobs, Jane
A new American cuisine is forming. Animals never before considered or long since forgotten are emerging as delicacies. Parts that used to be for scrap are ...
Bryson, Bill; Bryson, Bill
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In "One Summer" Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports...
Susan Jacoby; Cassandra Campbell
The Politics of Hollywood Cinema argues for a new understanding of the relationship between classical Hollywood films and theories of democracy.
Analyzing action at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin, this first ethnography of the site offers a fresh approach to studying the memorial and memory work as potential civic engagement of...
An agenda setting new edition of a classic text. Chris is a leading authority in body studies and this comprehensive text provides chapter-by-chapter coverage of the major theories, approaches and...
From neorealism's resolve to Berlusconian revisionist melodramas, this book examines cinema's role in constructing memories of Fascist Italy. Italian cinema has both reflected and shaped popular perceptions of Fascism, reinforcing...
An account of digital culture in everyday life that explains the social, economic and cultural dimensions of the information society.
Prominent examples from contemporary vampire literature expose a desire to re-evaluate and re-work the long-standing, folkloristic interpretation of the vampire as the...
Jonas Larsen; John Urry
A fully revised edition of a seminal text from a world class authority in tourism. Each chapter has been significantly updated to include fresh data, examples and critical theory and...
Sian Lincoln considers the use, role and significance of private spaces in the lives of young people. Drawing on extensive ethnographic research, she explores the place of 'the private' in...
Gary N. Marks
Are socioeconomic inequalities in education declining? Is socioeconomic background becoming less important for people's occupational class or status? How important is...